Tao Shiatsu Therapist / Tao Shiatsu Monk:
- Is certified at a Tao Sangha Temple and practices physically / mentally /spiritually, and continues to do their best at all times.
- Takes responsibility for one’s life mission, one’s words, and the happiness of others.
Shuren Tao Shiatsu Basic Course (6 months)
Based on Buddhist philosophy, experiencing Ki energy and studying the Way and Heart of Tao Shiatsu.
- Feel Ki
- Tsubo Basic
- Ki Do-In: Renki / Kishindo
- Basic Form 1
- Ki Communication
After completing the preparatory course, students are eligible to continue to Shoden Level 1 Class.
<2> Schedule / Fees
One weekend a month, Saturday and Sunday from 9:00 am-5:00 pm.
$1,080 (6 months, 12 days) or $180 per month. Course programming and fees may vary slightly by center.
*Flexible payment schedule is available.
<3> Entering the Shoden Level 1 Training
Shoden Level 1 Class
The curriculum is based on the 56 Tao Heart philosophies.
Beginning a journey inside the heart into the wonderful world of Ki.
- Renki 1
- Kishindo 1
- Basic Form 2
- SST 18 Points
- Ki Communication 1
When students pass the exams for all five levels of the Level 1 curriculum, they will be eligible for the next level, Monk training class. Shoden Level 1 usually requires 2 years of study. Classes are one weekend per month
*there is $10/month, $120 per year Tao Shiatsu Student member fee will that will apply over and above the Shoden Class fee of $160 per week-end (class fee may vary by area).
Monk Training Class
- Basic Form 3 and secret of transmission
- Meridian Recognition and Treatment
- Sho Diagnostic
- Buddhist Enlightenment (through Nembutsu Samadhi Chanting)
- Treatment practicals
After students pass the exams for all five levels, they’ll receive certificate of Tao Shiatsu Therapist and their profile put up on the Tao Shiatsu global website.
** Tao Shiatsu Therapists are required to pay yearly member fees and continue their training after completing all tests (minimum 2 week-ends per year).
< Tao Shiatsu Therapist Exams >
- Basic Form 2 (with Yin and Yang)
- Renki 2 / Kishindo 2
- Meridian Diagnostic and Treatment
- Ki Communication